Independent IT Consultant

  • Relocated a small business to a new location. Setup and tested equipment, network connectivity to their server, Internet and printing. Also, providing on-going support.
  • Configured Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 server on a Dell T110 II platform for a small business to function as a file server and as an L2TP VPN server; Configured VPN connections on all user's machines.
  • Providing on-going support for a small business's four Windows 7 Pro workstations, one Windows 8.1 laptop and two servers.
  • Upgrading a small office from Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 and Windows XP workstations to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Pro wordstations.

Before going out on my own I was the Operations Manager for a school. I was responsible for the network infrastructure, including workstations, servers, switches, and wireless access points. Also, I have been designing some website pages for the different programs the school offers. Below is a summary of my responsibilities:

  • Designing web pages for each program offered
  • Server and Workstation Installations and Repairs
  • Microsoft 2000/XP/2003/SBS 2003/Home Server/Server 2008
  • Microsoft Office 2000/2002/2003/2007/2010
  • Linux - Fedora/SUSE/Ubuntu, among others, configured for desktop and LAMP server
  • Local Area Networks/Home Networks
  • Secured Wireless Configuration
  • Sun OpenOffice
  • Novell Netware
  • Symantec/AVG Antivirus (commercial and personal versions of AVG)
  • CheckPoint/Microsoft/Shorewall/ Zonealarm Firewalls
  • pfSense - as a firewall and with Squid / SquidGuard for URL control using whitelists and blacklists.

AACA 2012 Merit Award

I am the webmaster of the Greater New York Region’s (AACA) website. I have been honored by the Antique Automobile Club of America after receiving their 2012 Award of Merit for regional websites.

Thank you to every one involved.